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Queen Elizabeth II: Chinese Officials Were ‘Very Rude’

Queen Elizabeth II has been overheard on video describing Chinese officials as “very rude to the ambassador” in a conversation with a senior police officer at a Buckingham Palace event celebrating her birthday. The comments, which became public Wednesday, were unusual because the 90-year-old monarch has been careful to steer clear of politics during her long reign. The incident, recorded by the palace's official cameraman, captured police Commander Lucy D'Orsi telling the queen...

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